Rihanna F’N Rocks!
June 26, 2008 · Print This Article
Rihanna graced the stage in Los Angeles Wednesday night for the taping of the new MTV series “FNMTV Premieres.” Hosted by Fall Out Boys’ Pete Wentz, “FNMTV…” is a weekly program consisting of exclusive video premieres and live performances wrapped up in a little bit of host banter.
Rihanna opened the show in a drop dead gorgeous, taupe-hued dress with heels to die for in front of a rocking back-up band and some of the best lighting in the business. She, of course, performed “Take a Bow” to a crowd of teen-somethings just ripe to hear anything exuded from the Bajan princess’ mouth. Rihanna and Pete (who performed together at the MTV Video Awards last year) joked about having the same hair cut before Rihanna talked briefly about three of her favorite music videos: Madonna’s “Material Girl,” “Like A Virgin,” and Bob Marley’s “One Love.”
The show continued with a semi-surprise appearance from T.I. (to wild, uncontrollable applause) who premiered his artistically gritty video for “No Matter What.” That was followed by video premieres from the high energy, new Los Angeles rock band No Age, and Diddy’s latest design, Day 26.
Rihanna returned for a stunning close-out performance with Maroon 5 of “If I Never See Your Face Again.” This was the first time the two artists had performed this song together live. This time she was rocking a trendy, ruffle-bottomed, mini dress in a dashing royal blue.
If you’re in for the night, this episode of “FNMTV Premieres” which airs Friday, June 27, at 8:00pm on MTV is worth a watch.
Photo Credit: Fanscape/MTV